Elevenses meaning

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Tea or coffee taken at midmorning and often accompanied by a snack.
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(brit., informal) Tea, a light snack, etc. served in the late morning.
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(UK) A snack that is similar to afternoon tea, but eaten in the late morning.
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Origin of elevenses

  • From dialectal elevens (“the eleven-o'clock meal”).

    From Wiktionary